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A Clean Home Makes a More Productive Family

We all know that cleaning makes us feel good, makes the home look great, and as it turns out, can make us all more productive. Think about it. When your bed is clean, you’re more likely to clean your bathroom. And when you’ve cleaned your bathroom, you’re more willing to fold the towels. When your … Continue reading

How to Clean the Living Room Quickly

This is the third blog in a series about cleaning your home quickly. If you missed the last two, check out: “How to Clean the Kitchen Quickly (In Seven Steps)” and “How to Clean the Bathroom Quickly.” Whether your in-laws just called and said they were coming for a last-minute visit, or you just found … Continue reading

How to Clean House During the Summer

To some, summer means ice cream, days of sunbathing at the pool, summer blockbusters, and fun vacations with the family. But for others, summer means endless cleaning now that the little ones are out of school. So, how exactly do you manage to keep your home clean during the hottest months of the year, and … Continue reading

How to Take Care of your Rugs

Whether you have an oriental rug that’s a family heirloom or an area rug that you bought from Pier 1, it can be a little overwhelming to properly take care of it. Rugs can be susceptible to mold, mildew, and dirt, especially those rugs that are in high-traffic areas of the home. So how exactly … Continue reading

How to Clean Up Pet Stains

Whether you’ve always enjoyed having a furry companion or you were ambushed into it by your children, we all know that pets can cause some major headaches in the home. Pets can dig holes in your backyard, chew your shoes, claw your couch, and leave presents for you on the floor. Today I’m going to … Continue reading

Ten Cleaning Blogs You Should Know About

To say that the Internet has changed the way we do everything would probably be the understatement of the century, but it really has. We go to the Internet for every type of advice, from “what should I have for dinner” to “what should I write my next paper about.” And with the recent surge … Continue reading

How to Prepare for a Home Emergency

So we’re a little off the topic of cleaning and organizing, but the torrential downpour in Dallas made me think about being prepared for floods, tornadoes, or any other kind of home disaster. Being prepared for the unexpected is a big part of being a responsible homeowner. Whether your daughter forgets to turn off the … Continue reading